Posts Tagged ‘9/11’

Trinity Church Rector Ministers to the Earthly and the Spiritual

Written by Alan Krawitz on . Posted in Downtown OTTY Awards, Special Sections

Dr. James Cooper leads by example As the rector and chief executive of New York City’s venerable Trinity Wall Street Church, Dr. James H. Cooper has overseen all aspects of the organization, from Trinity Church and St. Paul’s Chapel to St. Margaret’s House, since his appointment in 2004. Cooper, who received his Master of Divinity [&hellip
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Denzel Washington & New York Disasters

Written by NY Press on . Posted in NY Press Exclusive

11-2flight1_full_380 By Suzanne Meyers I’m adding my voice to those predicting Denzel Washington will win Best Actor in this year’s Oscar competition for his role as an alcoholic pilot in the new film Flight.  I’ll even the score with my ex-husband who, after leaving Training Day, days after the terror attacks in September 2001, correctly declared [&hellip
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Organizing the Chaos, Post-9/11

Written by Alan Krawitz on . Posted in News Our Town Downtown, Our Town Downtown

02_OTDTSliderThurs Union worker leads NYC memorial ride to honor first responders, returning vets   Most New Yorkers have vivid recollections of the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. But for Gregg Nolan, then a foreman with Local 15 of the International Union of Operating Engineers, the images of working down at Ground Zero are indelibly etched [&hellip
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On 9/11, No Speeches Makes No Sense

Written by Christopher Moore on . Posted in Opinion and Column, Opinion Our Town, Opinion West Side Spirit, Our Town, West Side Spirit

chris Why Cuomo, Bloomberg and even Christie should be talking that day The plan for this year’s 9/11 commemoration sounds an awful lot like last year’s, especially since word came down that no public officials will deliver remarks. No speeches, especially anything deemed “political,” shall mar the reading of the names of those lost on that [&hellip
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Neighborhood Chatter: 30 Pound Cat Finds Home

Written by Our Town Downtown on . Posted in News Our Town Downtown, Our Town Downtown

Zadroga Bill to Cover 50 Types of Cancer Fifty types of cancer have joined the list of covered conditions for the World Trade Center Health Program linked to the Zadroga Bill that was passed in early 2011. The coverage comes after Dr. John Howard, director of the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, reviewed [&hellip
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Zadroga Bill to Cover 50 Types of Cancer

Written by NYPress on . Posted in Breaking News

by Adel Manoukian 50 types of cancer have joined the list of covered conditions for the World Trade Center Health Program linked to the Zadroga Bill that was passed in early 2011. This comes after Dr. John Howard, Director of the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, reviewed the link between exposure to the [&hellip
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Neighborhood Chatter

Written by NYPress on . Posted in News Our Town Downtown, Our Town Downtown

by Adel Manoukian DANCE NEW AMSTERDAM RESCUED FROM GETTING THE BOOT State Sen. Daniel Squadron and Executive Director of Dance New Amsterdam (DNA) Catherine Peila announced last week that the performance center in Lower Manhattan has reached an agreement with its landlord to lower its monthly rent and rental debt. This announcement comes after a [&hellip
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Why We Should Vote on 9/11

Written by Christopher Moore on . Posted in Opinion Our Town, Opinion West Side Spirit, Our Town, Politics, West Side Spirit

chrismoor Shifting elections away from anniversary date is a mistake The move is shortsighted and contrary to the public interest. The decision in question: shifting the state primary from Tuesday, Sept. 11 to Thursday, Sept. 13. The governor and the state legislature have decided that Sept. 11 is, as the New York Times put it last week, “a [&hellip
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